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Learn German with Free Podcasts Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at GermanPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!







Absolute Beginner S2 #9 - Have a German Present!
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Setting the tone as a guest in Germany is very important. That is why you made sure you knew the customs before you were invited anywhere! Bringing a gift and showing up on time are just a few of the things you learned that would start your night off right. Now [...]...

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Learn German in Three Minutes #4 - Do you speak English?
Learn useful German phrases with our German in Three Minutes series! In Germany, manners are important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking German. A native German teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use the phrase “Do you [...]...

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Business German for Beginners #6 - Going Out to Meet With a Client in Germany
Learn Business German with GermanPod101.com! Whether you’ve just started working for a German company or started doing business with one, you’ll need some polished and professional German words and phrases to make a good impression. And that’s exactly where this new Business German series comes in! In this lesson, you will learn what to say when [...]...

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3-Minute German #15 - Where Are You?
Learn useful German phrases with GermanPod101.com’s 3-Minute German series! In Germany, manners are important, and this step-by-step lesson teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking German. A native German teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask ‘Where are you?’ in German. Visit [...]...

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Advanced Audio Blog #13 - die Donau (the Danube)
The Danube, called Donau in German, is one of the most important rivers in Germany and Austria. It is more than 2850 kilometers long and it has inspired many poets. Find out more about the river and its shores and improve your German with this blog podcast for advanced learners! Brought to you by GermanPod101.com....

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Culture Class: German Superstitions and Beliefs #1 - Wishing Someone Happy Birthday and Shards Bringing Good or Bad Luck
Learn about German culture with GermanPod101.com! Every country has its superstitions, and Germany is no exception. Whether you believe in them or not, learning about superstitions is a great way to find out more about German culture…and learn more German along the way!   In this lesson, you will learn about superstitions related to wishing someone a [...]...

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Culture File: Germany #2 - German Traffic Light Men
Learn essential German cultural information with GermanPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important cities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Germany. You’ll know more about Germany than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about German Traffic Light Men in Germany, while [...]...

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German Vocab Builder #68 - Sports
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Our German vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made them even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the German words and phrases from the German vocabulary lists. Join us for German Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Sports. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]...

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Must-Know German Slang Words & Phrases #20 - Expressions that Involve Food
Learn German Slang with GermanPod101.com! Using slang is a great way to sound more natural when you’re speaking German. With this series, you’ll learn slang you can use in a whole host of everyday situations in Germany! In this lesson, you will learn how to use Expressions that Involve Food. Visit us at GermanPod101.com, where you [...]...

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Culture File: Germany #23 - German Beer Gardens
Learn essential German cultural information with GermanPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important cities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Germany. You’ll know more about Germany than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about German Beer Gardens, while building your German [...]...

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Survival Phrases #18 - Currency
Learn German travel phrases with GermanPod101.com! A little German can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, GermanPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency German phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Germany. On your [...]...

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3-Minute German #13 - Who Is It?
Learn common German question words with GermanPod101.com’s 3-Minute German series! In Germany, manners are important, and this step-by-step lesson teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking German. A native German teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask ‘Who is it?’ in German. [...]...

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Must-Know German Slang Words & Phrases #8 - Expressions to Describe Someone you Truly Dislike
Learn German Slang with GermanPod101.com! Using slang is a great way to sound more natural when you’re speaking German. With this series, you’ll learn slang you can use in a whole host of everyday situations in Germany! In this lesson, you will learn how to use Expressions to Describe Someone you Truly Dislike. Visit us at [...]...

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Absolute Beginner S3 #13 - Getting Quizzed in Germany
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Most Germans study English for at least five years in high school, but unless they use English in their daily lives, many forget what they’ve learned within ten years! If you go to Germany, though, you might try speaking in English to a young person, [...]...

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Intermediate Lesson S2 #7 - Talking about Working Conditions
Did you know that Germany is a paradise for workers, compared to the USA? Lots of paid holidays, guaranteed nation-wide holidays, sick days, universal health care… There still are employers who will exploit you of course, so learn how to talk about working situations at different companies with your German friends, to trade insights. Talk [...]...

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Intermediate S4 #6 - Let’s Have an Exciting German Discussion…About Work
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! You are glad to have secured a job so quickly when you moved to Germany but what a bore! There is nothing exciting about your job. The only thing more boring is talking about it. The most exciting part…holidays!  In this German Intermediate lesson you will learn about accusative singular endings and [...]...

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Business German for Beginners #8 - Leaving Your German Office At the End of the Day
Learn Business German with GermanPod101.com! Whether you’ve just started working for a German company or started doing business with one, you’ll need some polished and professional German words and phrases to make a good impression. And that’s exactly where this new Business German series comes in! In this lesson, you will learn what to say when [...]...

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German Vocab Builder #24 - Winter
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Our German vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the German words and phrases from the German vocabulary lists. Join us for German Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases for Winter. Click here to make your own flashcards [...]...

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Absolute Beginner German for Every Day #42 - 10 Gift Ideas You Must Know
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! In your home country, there are some phrases that are so common you use them or hear them every day. The same is true in Germany too, so why not give your German an instant boost by learning them in this video lesson? With Henrik’s help, you’ll be sounding like a [...]...

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Survival Phrases #31 - Asking Directions in German
Learn German travel phrases with GermanPod101.com! A little German can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, GermanPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! While there are many ways of expressing directions in German, in today’s lesson we’ll break down the basic ones you need to know when asking [...]...

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Upper Intermediate #22 - No Matter How Stupid, You Must Laugh At German Jokes!
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Telling jokes is not an easy thing to do, especially if you are telling them in German. You have just proved to your friend that you have a dry sense of humor…or maybe no sense of humor at all. For whatever reason, you were not gifted with wittiness! This lesson looks [...]...

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Culture File: Germany #3 - German Traditional Costume
Learn essential German cultural information with GermanPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important cities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Germany. You’ll know more about Germany than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about German Traditional Costume in Germany, while building [...]...

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Introduction to German #1 - Introduction to German
Learn German with GermanPod101.com’s new Introduction to German video series! With this vibrant five-lesson series, we’ll introduce you to German -from why you should learn this great language, to pronunciation, grammar, writing, and more. In this lesson, we’ll start from the beginning and tell you why you should learn German! Visit us at GermanPodPod101.com for more [...]...

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Beginner Lesson #4 - Presenting people
Learn basic German for beginners with GermanPod101.com! John is now at Michaela’s home and she has some introductions to make, so in this lesson, you will learn how to present people to each other in German. Grammar-wise, we are looking at regular verbs in the present tense. Lesson Audio Download MP3 Review Download MP3 Dialog Download MP3...

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Top 25 German Questions You Need to Know #21 - Are you hungry? in German
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! You’ve had a long day at work in Germany and the last thing you feel like doing when you get home is cooking. Fortunately, you’ve just been greeted by some delicious smells as you walked into your apartment. Hopefully your German roommate will save [...]...

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German Vocab Builder #16 - Winter Clothes
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Our German vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the German words and phrases from the German vocabulary lists. Join us for German Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn words and phrases about Winter Clothes. Click here to make your own [...]...

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Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary #18 - Common Household Items
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! What vocabulary do you need to know to have a conversation with German-speaking locals? You’ll learn all this and more in this Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary series! Vocabulary is essential to mastering German. In this 25-lesson series, you’ll learn the *most* essential German words related [...]...

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Ultimate German Pronunciation Guide #1 - Introduction to Perfect German Pronunciation
Learn German pronunciation with GermanPod101.com! Pronunciation is the key to clear communication in any language and in this video series, you’ll learn to perfect your German pronunciation! Whether you’re new to German or have been studying for a while and want to polish your pronunciation, this series is for you. Join us for the Ultimate [...]...

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Absolute Beginner German for Every Day #20 - 10 Phrases for Bad Students
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! In your home country, there are some phrases that are so common you use them or hear them every day. The same is true in Germany too, so why not give your German an instant boost by learning them in this video lesson? With Alisa’s help, you’ll be sounding like a [...]...

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German Words of the Week with Alisa for Intermediate Learners #24 - Currency Exchange
In this Intermediate lesson, you’ll learn German words about Currency Exchange. Visit us at GermanPod101.com, where you will find German lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn German with GermanPod101.com! How would you react if someone put you on the spot with a [...]...

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3-Minute German #19 - Going Without
Learn common German conversational phrases with GermanPod101.com’s 3-Minute German series! In Germany, manners are important, and this step-by-step lesson teaches you some of the basics you need to be polite while speaking German. A native German teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to say ‘not’ and ‘don’t have’ in [...]...

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German Vocab Builder #10 - Must-Know Autumn Vocabulary
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Our German vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the German words and phrases from the German vocabulary lists. Join us for German Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn Must-Know words and phrases for Autumn. Click here to make your own [...]...

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Absolute Beginner S3 #2 - What’s Your Favorite Kind Of German Film?
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! You’re having lunch with your new German roommate, and so far you don’t seem to have a lot in common. You’re starting to wonder whether living with her will be a good idea, when she changes the subject to movies. All her favorite German movies are your favorites too—finally, something you [...]...

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Beginner Lesson S2 #31 - Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda—Showing Regret, German Style
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! So you promised your family and friends back home that you’d bring them some cool souvenirs from Berlin. You’ve been in and out of more than ten German souvenir shops, you’re tired, and you’re thinking you should have worn more comfortable shoes. You’re also thinking it’s time to stop being so [...]...

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German Vocab Builder #56 - The Top 20 Words For Positive Emotions
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! Our German vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made them even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the German words and phrases from the German vocabulary lists. Join us for German Vocab Builder! In this lesson, you’ll learn The Top 20 Words For Positive Emotions. Click here to make your [...]...

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All About #10 - German Pop Culture
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! You are in Germany and find yourself in a pub talking with some German friends. You are talking with them about German movies, music, and sports while hanging out. You share with them some of the popular German bands in your country, while they tell you about Tokyo Hotel, a hot [...]...

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Intermediate Lesson S2 #26 - Haven’t You Heard of This German Movie?!
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! How do you say “shaken, not stirred” in German? The new James Bond movie has just come out, and even though you try to make your visit to Germany as authentic as possible, you really want to see this movie. You ask your German friend if he’d like to go with [...]...

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Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary #21 - Modes of transportation
Learn German with GermanPod101.com! What vocabulary do you need to know to have a conversation with German-speaking locals? You’ll learn all this and more in this Culture Class: Essential German Vocabulary series! Vocabulary is essential to mastering German. In this 25-lesson series, you’ll learn the *most* essential German words related [...]...

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